A man has walked triumphantly into a police station in Benue state after he slaughtered his 9-month-old daughter as a “sacrifice to God.”
The father, identified as John Depuun murdered his infant daughter on Tuesday, in Mbangur, Benue State. His family say he is mentally unstable but he disagreed with them and claimed he was directed by God to carry out the act
He snatched his infant daughter from his wife and took her to a bush in Mbangur, Tse-Agberagba, Konshisha LGA, Benue state, where he killed her.
The father confessed to the killing, saying he did it as directed by God. He said:
“It is my sheep and I decided to sacrifice it to God as demanded of me.I have not laid my hands on anyone’s child and as such, should not be condemned.”
See photos of him walking into the police station below;